Tim Harrington, the charismatic frontman of New York indie fixture Les Savy Fav, is publishing a children’s book.
The book is a “humorous, fresh take on the nursery rhyme ‘This Little Piggy,’ featuring drumming, dancing, and superhero toes,” according to the deal report on Publisher’s Marketplace. William Morris Endeavor’s Andy McNicol sold it to Alessandra Balzer at Balzer & Bray, a children’s imprint at HarperCollins.
Last night, the Transom ventured out to Varick Street’s Chung King studios, where Tim Harrington—the bearded, antic frontman of agit-rock art-band Les Savy Fav—had gathered a group of his friends to film a clip for Pitchfork TV, the video arm of tastemaking music Web site Pitchfork.com. Also a writer and graphic designer, he Read More
Tim Harrington and Anna Schwebel
Met: May 1999
Engaged: Jan. 26, 2003
Projected Wedding Date: July 3, 2004
When Tim Harrington’s future mother-in-law first saw him perform in his punk-rock band, Les Savy Fav, she had a most unmother-in-lawish reaction. “She was like, ‘He’s the Messiah!’” said his fiancée, Anna Schwebel.
“She’s European Read More